Monday, May 12th, 2014
William G. "Bill" Fair, 81, Rockford, died at 3:12 p.m. May 9, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Dec. 19, 1932, in Van Wert, to Thomas Gordan Fair and Ilo May Keltner Fair Hertel Hoghe. He married Beverly J. Hoag-lin, who preceded him in death.
Surviving is a daughter, Kathy Fair, Van Wert.
Also deceased are a son, Joseph Gordon Fair; and two half-brothers, Edward James Hertel and Gerald Hertel.
He was a lifetime farmer and had worked at Ley Equipment and Montgomery Ward. He was a graduate of Ridge High School and was a former member of the Mercer County Fair Board.
Funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home and Crematory, Van Wert, the Rev. Randy Christian officiating. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.
Calling is 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the Mercer County Fairgrounds.
Condolences may be left at www.alspachgearhart.com
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